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Re: cups configuration



On Sat, 2009-07-11 at 12:53 +0200, Fran├žois Patte wrote:
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> Bonjour,
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> I want to configure cups on laptops so that people could add any printer
> they want, and choose the default printer they want too.
> 
> I don't want to give them the root password.
> 
> What is possible, using the web interface, is to allow anybody to remove
> tasks, even if they are not the owner of the task.
> 
> I want also that these permissions to add and choose the default
> printer, will be be limited to the laptop only, I mean: if the laptop is
> connected to a network, I don't want that these persmissions could be
> automatically extended to any other cups server on the network.
> 
> Is this possible? And how?
> 
> Thanks
> 
Making a laptop a cups swerver seems like a really bad idea. Laptops are
designed to move around onto different networks that would have
different pronters. As far as I know adding a pronter requires root
permisions although sudo may loosen that restriction. As far as I know
cups permissions on a cups server are limited to that server.
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